Jason Cook
Jason Cook

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Suwanee, Ga.

High School:
North Gwinnett

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 235

Position:
FB

Birthdate:
01/28/1986

Experience:
1L


Bounced back in the spring after suffering a broken arm midway through last season and reclaimed his starting spot at fullback ... Came back strong in the weight room and had career-best lifts after the injury ... Has gotten bigger, stronger and faster ... Got a little banged up during the last week of spring and was held out as a precautionary measure ... Did not participate in Red-Blue game ... Will return at full strength in the fall ... Appears to be right for the new offensive scheme, which needs a hard-nosed player at fullback who can withstand the wear and tear of the position ... Also contributes on special teams ... Leads by example.

2005: Played in six games, starting three at fullback ... Suffered a broken left arm against Alabama (10/15) that ended his season ... Finished the year with four receptions for 29 yards and three rushes for seven yards ... As a blocker, helped pave the way for RB Mico McSwain to establish an Ole Miss freshman rushing record with 612 yards and three 100-yard performances ... Earned first letter ... at Memphis (9/5): Had one rush for three yards and one catch for nine yards in first career action ... at Vanderbilt (9/17): As a blocker, helped the Rebels pile up a season-high 400 yards of total offense ... vs. Wyoming (9/24): Caught two passes for 19 yards in first career start ... Helped McSwain record his first 100-yard rushing performance with a season-high 114 and a TD ... vs. Citadel (10/8): As a blocker, helped the Rebel offense tally 366 yards of offense and McSwain notch his second 100-yard game of the year ... at Tennessee (10/1): Earned second straight start ... Recorded two rushes for four yards ... vs. Alabama (10/15): Made one catch for one yard in start ... Spring 2005: Took advantage of the injury to Brandon Jacobs and stepped up at the fullback position in the spring to emerge at the No. 1 spot ... Received the Scholar-Athlete Award from the Ole Miss Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame ...

2004: Did not see action and was redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: All-County pick of the Gwinnett Touchdown Club who was named Player of the Month three times ... Also named to Super 11 team and was team captain ... Selected to Gwinnett Daily Post preseason All-County squad ... As a senior, was credited with 63 tackles, two pass interceptions, three caused fumbles, two fumble recoveries, and four QB sacks ... Playing fullback, also had 12 "knockdowns" ... Career totals included 175 tackles and 14 QB sacks ... Earned four letters in football ... Coached in high school by Tim Hammontree ... Also earned four letters in basketball, averaging eight points and nine rebounds ... Was Player of the Month two times in basketball and served as team captain ... Named Who's Who Among High School Students ... Wendy's High School Heisman.

PERSONAL: Son of Carl Cook and Yulinda Cook ... Full name is Jason Dwayne Cook ... Born: January 28, 1986 ... Majoring in English ... Made the U.M.A.A. Honor Roll in Spring of 2006.

COOK'S CAREER STATISTICS
--RUSHING--

Year G-S Att Yds TD Lg Avg.
2005 6-3 3 7 0 5 2.3
Total 6-3 3 7 0 5 2.3

--RECEIVING--

Year G-S Rec Yds TD Lg Avg.
2005 6-3 4 29 0 14 7.2
Total 6-3 4 29 0 14 7.2

COOK'S CAREER HIGHS
RUSHING ATTEMPTS: 2, at Tennessee (10/1/05)
RUSHING YARDS: 4, at Tennessee (10/1/05)
LONGEST RUSH: 5, at Tennessee (10/1/05)
RECEPTIONS: 2,vs. Wyoming (9/24/05)
RECEIVING YARDS: 19, vs. Wyoming (9/24/05)
LONG RECEPTION: 14, vs. Wyoming (9/24/05)
ALL-PURPOSE YARDS: 19, vs. Wyoming (9/24/05)
ALL-PURPOSE PLAYS: 2, 2x, MR: vs. Wyoming (9/24/05)

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